RHEL 7 : xerces-c (RHSA-2018:3506)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118791
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn update for xerces-c is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7.5 Extended Update Support.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each
vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
Xerces-C is a validating XML parser written in a portable subset of
C++. Xerces-C makes it easy to give your application the ability to
read and write XML data. A shared library is provided for parsing,
generating, manipulating, and validating XML documents.
Security Fix(es) :
* xerces-c: Stack overflow when parsing deeply nested DTD
For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a
CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s)
listed in the References section.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.